betpakdalite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for type locality Betpak-Dala Desert in Kazakhstan, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

betpakdalite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing arsenic, calcium, hydrogen, iron, magnesium, molybdenum, and oxygen.

Further reading[edit]

  • Betpakdalite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • Betpakdalite-CaCa mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016